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In our opinion: Talking with babies may be the best way to solve Utah's child achievement gap
Researchers found that in the first three years of life, children born into affluent families will have heard 30 million more words than children born into poverty. This word gap correlates with an academic achievement gap when they enter school.
Laura Seitz, Deseret News
In our opinion: While Utah did itself no favors, Outdoor Retailer did not negotiate in good faith
Organizations like the Outdoor Retailer group would do well to recognize that choosing a location for regular shows and conventions does not grant it the authority to dictate public policy.
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In our opinion: Shift in understanding obesity could lead to solutions
Utah has a long way to go in the fight against obesity, but a shift in understanding the problem may help lead to more effective solutions.